azygos

[ ăzĭ-gŏs′, ā-zīgŏs′ ]

n.

An unpaired anatomical structure.

adj.

Not one of a pair, as a vein or muscle; occurring singly.

Nearby words

  1. azurmalachite,
  2. azurophil,
  3. azusa,
  4. azygogram,
  5. azygography,
  6. azygos vein,
  7. azygospore,
  8. azygous,
  9. azyme,
  10. açaí


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